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Boys' Golfer of the Year: Ting takes next step
It’s not uncommon to see teenage athletes bypass their school team and concentrate more on a club team or the junior ranks as you’ll find in the likes of golf and tennis. Most prep stars, however, appreciate the opportunity to play for their school and with their friends, using the prep season ...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
So, you want to be a ref? Here’s how you do it
Dave Stamer is the president of the Northern California Football Officials Association, but he is also an across-the-board advocate for all youth sports officials — from the lowest level of soccer to the high school varsity level. And the message is the same, not only for his organization, but al...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Peninsula Sox comeback nixed
The Peninsula White Sox had one impressive early-inning comeback in them. Any ideas of another one late in the game fell just short. San Mateo County’s Palomino League White Sox squad was overcome by the Los Gatos Legends 9-6 Wednesday night at Sea Cloud Park. All six of the Sox’s runs came in ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Kemp homers Braves past Giants in 11th
ATLANTA — Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer off Cory Gearrin in the 11th inning to lift the Braves to a 5-3 win over the Giants Wednesday night. The homer, the third of the game for Atlanta, was Kemp’s seventh game-ending shot of his career. Gearrin (1-2) walked Nick Markakis with one out before K...
By Charles Odum The Associated Press FULL STORY
A’s overcome by Astros’ early rally
OAKLAND — George Springer has developed into a powerful tone-setter for the Houston Astros. Springer’s eighth leadoff homer of the season sparked a five-run first inning and the Astros once again made themselves at home in Oakland with an 8-4 victory over the A’s Tuesday night. “We’re wo...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Title IX report: Spending up, gender gap remains
Spending on men’s and women’s athletic programs has doubled over the past decade across all three NCAA divisions and the greatest gap between the two can be found in Division I, according to a report released Wednesday marking the 45th anniversary of the Title IX ruling that bars discrimination ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bergeron, Burns best defensemen in NHL
LAS VEGAS — Boston forward Patrice Bergeron has won the Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward for the fourth time, and San Jose’s Brent Burns has won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenseman. Bergeron joins Bob Gainey as the only players to win the Selke four times. Berger...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Draft is next during NBA’s days of deals
NEW YORK — Markelle Fultz is ready for the NBA draft. He’s already learned about life at the trade deadline. During a dizzying few days of deals around the NBA, the presumed No. 1 pick had his Saturday plans — not to mention his future destination — change when the Philadelphia 76ers brough...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
LSU stays alive, Seminoles done
OMAHA, Neb. — Jared Poche’ became LSU’s career wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College World Series with a 7-4 win Wednesday night. LSU (50-18) advanced to the Bracket 1 final against No. 1 national seed Oregon State, which b...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger
BOSTON — A federal judge has temporarily halted the planned merger between daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia approved a temporary restraining order that was agreed upon Tuesday by the two comp...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Kiwis pedaling toward America’s Cup upset
HAMILTON, Bermuda — The America’s Cup has never seen anything like this. When Emirates Team New Zealand’s 50-foot catamaran speeds around Bermuda’s Great Sound, four of the six crewmen are hunched over, furiously pedaling away. That’s right, mate, pedaling. When the red-and-black cat ta...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Dew Tour part of Olympic qualifier for US snowboard, freeski
CARLSBAD — The Dew Tour will serve as one of the Olympic qualifying events to decide the roster for the U.S. snowboarding and freeskiing squads ahead of the Pyeongchang Games in February. The event will be held Dec. 14-17 in Breckenridge, Colorado, and feature halfpipe and slopestyle competitions...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Stoked! 511 California surfers paddle out to set record
HUNTINGTON BEACH — Southern California surfers are stoked after setting a Guinness World Record for largest surf paddle-out. The record became official Tuesday after 511 surfers formed a circle and held hands for one minute while floating off Huntington Beach. The Orange County Register says (...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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